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World OTT Show to Bring Together OTT Leaders Across the Globe to Explore the Business Potential of the Indian Market

Sunday, November 21, 2021 - 11:35pm

Delhi, India, Nov 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - After the successful Asian edition, the second global edition of Trescon's World OTT Show will take place virtually on 23 November 2021.

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  • Delhi, India, Nov 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - After the successful Asian edition, the second global edition of Trescon's World OTT Show will take place virtually on 23 November 2021.
  • "The OTT industry is primed for massive growth, thanks to improved networks, digital connections, and smartphones.
  • "Investments in OTT content has crossed the rubicon and scaled colossally over the last couple of years.
  • "India has proved to be both complex and the most promising market for OTT players across the globe.

Whirlpool Corporation Names Pamela Klyn Senior Vice President, Communications, Public Affairs and Sustainability

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 2:05pm

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) announced today that Pamela Klyn, Vice President - Global Product Organization, has been named Senior Vice President, Communications, Public Affairs and Sustainability effective January 1, 2022.

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  • BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) announced today that Pamela Klyn, Vice President - Global Product Organization, has been named Senior Vice President, Communications, Public Affairs and Sustainability effective January 1, 2022.
  • In her new role, Klyn will leverage her extensive product knowledge and global experience to advance the company's sustainability goals.
  • Klyn succeeds current Corporate Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs, D. Jeffrey Noel, who has announced his long planned intention to retire in mid-2022 following nearly 18 years at the company.
  • She gets to work with a fantastic team that comprises the Communications and Public Affairs function and global sustainability.

Creator Economy Platform Koji Announces Former Apple Executive Annie Morita as Chief Operating Officer

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 2:30pm

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Koji, the leading app store for social media, today announced that it has appointed Annie Morita as Chief Operating Officer to lead the company's next phase of growth.

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  • SAN DIEGO, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Koji, the leading app store for social media, today announced that it has appointed Annie Morita as Chief Operating Officer to lead the company's next phase of growth.
  • Most recently, Annie was an executive with Apple, Inc., as the business lead for the Internet Software & Services Division in Greater China, focusing on the App Store and Apple Media Products (Apple Music, iTunes, and Podcasts).
  • The sheer scale of Koji's vision and velocity of execution is extremely unique, and I am excited to lead the next phases of evolution," said Annie Morita, Koji COO.
  • Koji launched in March 2021 and has raised $16 million in venture capital through its parent company GoMeta, Inc.

Iconic Band Earth, Wind & Fire To Globally Release New Music With Universal Music Enterprises (UMe)

Friday, August 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Speaking of the track, Earth, Wind & Fire's Philip Bailey shares, "I am super hyped about this all-star collaboration Earth, Wind & Fire, Lucky Daye, and Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds producing.

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  • Speaking of the track, Earth, Wind & Fire's Philip Bailey shares, "I am super hyped about this all-star collaboration Earth, Wind & Fire, Lucky Daye, and Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds producing.
  • "We really wanted to bring a tremendous, iconic song that is unmistakably Earth, Wind & Fire into the contemporary world of Lucky Daye.
  • "UMe's global team are honored to connect this iconic band and their music with lifelong fans, while engaging newcomers to discover and experience their trailblazing sound."
  • In 1969, music legend Maurice White birthed the music force named after the elements from his very own astrological charts.

Religion of Sports and PRX Present "False Idol," A New Narrative Podcast Re-examining the Life Of Olympic Athlete Oscar Pistorius On And Off The Track

Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 2:31pm

He made history at the 2012 London Games, becoming the first amputee sprinter to compete at the Olympics.

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  • He made history at the 2012 London Games, becoming the first amputee sprinter to compete at the Olympics.
  • Many people held up Pistorius as a hero for his triumphs on the track, until he did the unthinkable.
  • "False Idol"tells the story through the eyes of the people Pistorius irrevocably changed, and brings needed attention to the life of Reeva Steenkamp.
  • Episodes one and two of the seven-part series will premiere on August 26, with new episodes released weekly through September 30.

Bubblr Appoints Noted Tech Leader Rik Willard to Executive Team, Board of Directors

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 3:50pm

Leveraging his deep international technology leadership experience, Mr. Willard will also join the Companys Board of Directors.

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  • Leveraging his deep international technology leadership experience, Mr. Willard will also join the Companys Board of Directors.
  • It is now a US- listed entity (Bubblr, Inc.) listed with ambitions to become fully listed on Nasdaq within eighteen months.
  • The current leadership team now consists of two US based members: Rik Willard and Matt Loeb, the Executive Chairman.
  • Rik Willard is a global technology specialist and is recognised for his expertise in emerging technologies such as blockchain and ethical tech.

Scripps taps Eric Ludgood to lead Newsy

Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 6:00pm

CINCINNATI, Aug. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Award-winning news executive Eric Ludgood has been hired as the head of Newsy by The E.W.

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  • CINCINNATI, Aug. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Award-winning news executive Eric Ludgood has been hired as the head of Newsy by The E.W.
  • He will report toKate O'Brian, head of the news group for Scripps Networks, and will be based in Atlanta.
  • "I feel very fortunate to be joining Newsy at this important moment in its impressive evolution," said Ludgood, an Auburn University graduate.
  • Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

NBC News Anchor Richard Lui to Participate in AAPI Webcast

Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 6:53pm

b'New York, May 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NGO Wire):\xc2\xa0Richard Lui, the renowned NBC news anchor, will speak at the Museum of Public Relations second annual tribute to the AAPI community in Communications: "STOP ASIAN HATE: The Role of Communicators.

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  • b'New York, May 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NGO Wire):\xc2\xa0Richard Lui, the renowned NBC news anchor, will speak at the Museum of Public Relations second annual tribute to the AAPI community in Communications: "STOP ASIAN HATE: The Role of Communicators.
  • "\nThe free virtual event will be held Wed., May 12, 6pm-8pmET.\nFor registration and sponsorship info: https://www.prmuseum.org/stop-aapi-hate-2021/#sponsorAAPI .
  • More than 300 individuals throughout the U.S. and abroad have already registered.\nPrior to joining NBC in 2010, Lui served as news anchor on CNN Worldwide.
  • National Director, Public Affairs-Corporate Affairs, for Walmart as moderators.\nPanelists include 13 members of the AAPI community in media, advertising, public relations and government.\n'

SiriusXM and CNN Expand Broadcast Relationship with Launch of "CNN Originals" Channel on September 18

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM and CNN announced today the launch of CNN Originals, a new channel showcasing the premier non-fiction series from CNN and HLN.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM and CNN announced today the launch of CNN Originals, a new channel showcasing the premier non-fiction series from CNN and HLN.
  • SiriusXM subscribers will now be able to hear these programs plus more from the CNN Original Series vault every day.
  • In addition to the new CNN Originals channel 121, SiriusXM simulcasts both CNN (channel 116) and HLN (channel 117).
  • CNN International is also available through the SiriusXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, online at www.siriusxm.com/player , and select SiriusXM radios on channel 454.

Robin Roberts, Fareed Zakaria to Keynote AFP 2019 Annual Conference in Boston

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 2:07pm

BETHESDA, Md., March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The most important event in treasury and finance is pleased to announce two keynote speakers with much to offer: Robin Roberts and Fareed Zakaria.

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  • BETHESDA, Md., March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The most important event in treasury and finance is pleased to announce two keynote speakers with much to offer: Robin Roberts and Fareed Zakaria.
  • Roberts, an Emmy Award winner and co-anchor of ABC's Good Morning America John, will serve as the opening speaker at AFP 2019, October 20-23, in Boston.
  • Zakaria, host of Fareed Zakaria GPS for CNN Worldwide and a bestselling author, will be the Tuesday morning keynote speaker at the annual event.
  • Our general housing for AFP 2019 opens March 21, please visit www.AFP2019.org/housing to make your reservation.